Flinders Island is known for its beaches, bush walking, surfing, fishing, diving, native birds and animals.
It also has a long, interesting and tragic history covering the early sealers, Tasmanian Aborigines, Wybalenna, mutton birds,….. wonderfully illustrated and presented at its local Furneaux Museum. Remember you are on Island time, we don’t work 24hrs a day, 7 days a week, but work with the weather and the locals. Don’t forget to wave.
Check the Flinders Island Business Association and Council websites for opening hours, maps & essential information. Flinders Island also has several tour operators who may be able to help you. E.g. Flinders Island Dive, Rockjawtours, Flinders Island Adventures.
Alternatively contact the Flinders Island Visitor Information Centre Tel: (03) 6359 5002 for further information. To fit in with the weather conditions and the touring schedules it is best to arrange any tours when you book your flights.
Flinders Island has a mild oceanic climate. The summers are drier than the winters, and the total annual average rain fall is ~743mm (29in). In the Summer the average high is ~22°C (72°F). In the Winter the average high is ~14°C (57 °F). The winds are milder in the months of April to June. For more climate information visit BoM Climate Data
The Council publishes an on-line calendar which lets residents and visitors know what is happening and when. Make sure you check it out when you arrive. Don’t forget to meet and wave to the friendly locals.
Craft & Bingo Activities
Exercise Classes (Katie mob 0438 249 275)
Field & Game Club
Flinders Island Community Choir
Goju Karate Jutsu
Men & Women’s Golf Club Events
A Taste of Thailand (Catering) Mob: 6359 2267
Flinders Island Vistas (Catering) Mob: 0428 855 022